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2011-07-01 09:29:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plateau Mineral Development, Inc. ("Plateau Metals"). (Pink Sheets: PMDP) announced today it has finalized the production schedule for its newly acquired Little Prince Mine located in the extremely rich north western slope of Breece Hill, Leadville, Colorado.

2011-05-27 15:05:00

WILMINGTON, Del., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auric Mining Co.

2009-10-14 07:20:00

DENVER, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone, at one time or another, endeavors to find their place in the world.

2009-05-14 12:40:00

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the economic downturn of 1857-58, Americans were looking for hope and prosperity, similar to many people today. Hardy souls who struck out across the barren prairie of the American plains did so in search of a new and better life.

2008-09-04 03:00:18

By Rosemeyer, Tom The Leadville mining district, whose history, geology, and mineralogy have been described in numerous publications, is one of the most famous silver mining camps in the United States.

2008-07-02 12:00:00

By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 2--LEADVILLE -- A risk assessment study of the danger posed by blockage of the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel reveals a path that could head off future emergencies.

2008-07-02 09:00:31

By Todd Hartman Two mining giants have agreed to pay Colorado $20.5 million to compensate for a legacy of polluted streams, fish kills and contaminated groundwater from decades of hard rock mining around Leadville. Under terms of a consent decree to be filed in U.S.

2008-06-20 09:00:17

By Hector Gutierrez Congress moved one step closer Thursday to finding a long-term fix to a blocked mine drainage tunnel in Leadville that some local officials and residents fear could rupture with catastrophic consequences.

2006-11-02 03:00:19

By Bodeen, Chuck FLY THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS ON YOUR COMPUTER Suppose you live near Denver, Colo., and you keep your Cessna 172 at Centennial Airport (APA). It's a nice spring day, and you're beckoned by the beauty of the Rocky Mountains to the west.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.